GUILFORD
BENEFIT SUPPER FOR JESSE SMITH: The Piscataquis Community High School Class of 1963 is holding a benefit supper for Jesse Smart on Saturday, December 6th from 4:30 to 6 PM. Jesse is a cancer patient and the class of 1963 would like to assist him with costs of medication.
The supper will be served at the Guilford Masonic Hall, located at 34 Hudson Avenue in Guilford. The menu includes baked beans with all the fixings, yeast rolls, homemade pies and cheesecakes, and Dunkin' Donuts coffee. There will be a silent auction with many unique Christmas gift items, including four rounds of golf certificate, Keurig coffee maker, gift cards, gift baskets, many hand-crafted items and much more. Come do your Christmas Shopping with the class of 1963.
There will also be a 50/50 raffle. You do not have to be present to win. Admittance is by donation.
Donations are also being accepted. Please call Pam at 564-7037 or mail to Pam Smith, P O Box 402, and Sangerville, ME 04479. Checks should be made payable to Pam Smith with a notation on the memo line of "Jesse Fund".
CORINNA
LONGABERGER BASKET BINGO: The Town of Corinna is having a Longaberger Basket Bingo fundraiser on Sunday, December 7th at the Corinna School gymnasium. Doors open at 12 PM and the games begin at 1 PM. Fifteen games cost $20 and additional packets can be purchased for $4 each. Refreshments will be available, door prizes will be awarded and a 50/50 raffle will take place. You must be 16 years or older to attend. This fundraiser is for the 2016 Corinna Bicentennial Celebration. The Longaberger Company does not sponsor this event. The school is located at 42 Stetson Road in Corinna. For more information, contact Debbie White at 341-5179 or Corinna Caron at 249-2191.
DETROIT
NEW YEAR’S EVE DANCE: Tickets are available now for the New Year’s Eve dance at the Night Drifters Snowmobile Club on Wednesday, December 31st from 8 PM to 1 AM. There will be a light buffet served. The price is $35 a couple or $20 for a single. Members and invited guest from all clubs are welcome. The band “Stillwater” will be performing. No tickets will be sold at the door. For more information, call Joan at 924-6241. The Snowmobile Club is located on Route 220 in Detroit.
NEWPORT
MAINE SAMPLER HOLIDAY CRAFT FAIR: Eighth grade students at Sebasticook Valley Middle School will have their Annual Maine Sampler Holiday Craft Fair on Thursday, December 18th from 9:30 AM to 12:30 PM in the gymnasium. All of the eighth grade students will participate in an Economics unit by creating a small business using the “Lemonade Stand” model during the fair. This event is open to the public.
This model has students looking at many aspects of running a business such as; supply and demand, target audience, advertising, startup costs, and capital.
In addition, as part of Maine Studies, students will explore natural resources of Maine and how these are unique for the geographical region in which it is located.
Together these curriculum requirements make for their biggest fundraiser, which goes toward the class Recognition Ceremony and June class trip.
The school is located at 337 Williams Road in Newport.
FILL THE GYM NIGHT: The Nokomis Warriors will face the Dover-Foxcroft Ponies during fill the gym night at Nokomis Regional High on Tuesday, December 2nd. The girls will play at 5 PM and the boys at 6:30 PM. Admission is $4 for adults and $2 for students. Nokomis All Sports Boosters and Nokomis Athletics sponsor this event. Nokomis is located at 266 Williams Road in Newport.
DOVER-FOXCROFT
FINANCIAL AID NIGHT: An informative session about college Financial Aid will be held on Tuesday, December 2nd at 6 PM at The Center Theatre, located at 20 East Main Street in Dover-Foxcroft. Parents and students from Tri-County Technical Center sending schools, Foxcroft Academy, Penquis Valley High School and Piscataquis Community Secondary School are invited to attend the presentation from the Finance Authority of Maine. It is aimed at providing information about financial aid, scholarships, cost of college, and other financial opportunities for students interested in attending college. The presentation will be followed with a question and answer period. Light refreshments will be provided.
CHRISTMAS CONCERT IN DOVER-FOXCROFT: Sebasticook Valley Community Band will perform a Free Christmas concert in Dover-Foxcroft on Sunday, December 7th at 7 PM. There will be an opportunity to make a donation to the community fuel fund. This fund is maintained by the Dover Foxcroft Congregational Church to help members of the community who struggle with the high cost of staying warm in the long winter season.
The band, under the direction of Lance Schanck, is comprised of members from Bangor to Pittsfield to Dover-Foxcroft and Sangerville, and will play a variety of seasonal pieces including Leroy Anderson's "Sleigh Ride" to a lovely arrangement of "Silent Night."
FINANCIAL AID NIGHT: An informative session about college Financial Aid will be held on Tuesday, December 2nd at 6 PM at The Center Theatre, located at 20 East Main Street in Dover-Foxcroft. Parents and students from Tri-County Technical Center sending schools, Foxcroft Academy, Penquis Valley High School and Piscataquis Community Secondary School are invited to attend the presentation from the Finance Authority of Maine. It is aimed at providing information about financial aid, scholarships, cost of college, and other financial opportunities for students interested in attending college. The presentation will be followed with a question and answer period. Light refreshments will be provided.
PITTSFIELD
HEARTSAVER CPR AND AED TRAINING: Sebasticook Valley Health Community Health and Education will offer Heartsaver Infant/Child/Adult CPR and AED training in the conference room at 130 Leighton Street in Pittsfield on Monday, December 8th from 5:30 to 9 PM. The class fee is $50. Space is limited and pre-registration is required. Please call 487-3890 extension 2731 for more information and to register.
HOSPICE VOLUNTEERS OF SOMERSET COUNTY ANNUAL PIE SALE: The Hospice Volunteers of Somerset County will have their Annual Pie Sale on Wednesday, November 26th at both the Sebasticook Valley Hospital Lobby in Pittsfield and Redington-Fairview General Hospital Lobby in Skowhegan. The sale will start at 6:30 AM until all items are sold. Come early, pies do not last. The sale features homemade pies, cheesecake, breads, whoopie pies and more.
Donations of pies are needed and pie buyers on Wednesday morning are needed. For more information, call Dora at 487-4036 during the daytime or Susan at 487-6610 at night.
The mission of Hospice Volunteers of Somerset County is to care for people with life limiting illness, provide support and solace to the grieving, and educate the community.
HARTLAND
CHRISTMAS CRAFT FAIR: The Hartland Children’s Holiday Fund Group is hosting the 34th Annual Christmas Craft Fair on Saturday, December 6th from 9 AM to 2 PM at the Irving Tanning Community Center. For a table, call 938-2813. Admission is free. A bake sale and lunch will be available. The Community Center is located at 62 Elm Street in Hartland across from Family Dollar.
GARLAND
COFFEE HOUSE: Garland Community Baptist Church is having a “Coffee House” featuring music and fellowship on Saturday, November 29th at 6:30 PM. Admission if free. For more information, call 924-6475 or visit www.garlandcbc.com. The church is located at 26 Oliver Hill Road in Garland.
DIXMONT
TURKEY PIE SUPPER: The Dixmont United Methodist Church is taking orders for turkey pies to be picked up at their Annual Turkey Pie Supper on Saturday, December 6th. The pies are all meat and gravy and sell for $13. To place your order, call Sonia at 234-2271. The church is located on Western Avenue in Dixmont.
MONSON
BOOK SALE: Monson Public Library will hold a used book sale on Saturday, December 6th from 9 AM to 3 PM at the Monson Community Center. The sale is in conjunction with the Kris Kringle Fair. The books are $1 a bag. There will be a selection of fiction and non-fiction books and a large selection of children’s picture books. This is a chance to pick up a few stocking stuffers for your children. The Center is located on Route 15 in Monson.